OYOGist.com has learned that the world football governing body FIFA has reportedly reacted after Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos broke a new record in Spain national team’s 1-1 draw against Switzerland at St. Jakob Park Stadium.
The Spaniard star was given a starting role by coach Luis Enrique again, to make his 177 appearances for the Spanish national team in all competitions.
The former Sevilla star led the away team’s defense line alongside the likes of Sergio Reguilon, Pau Torres and Sergio Roberto, and they were all outstanding in the game despite conceding a goal in the first half.
Remo Freuler opened scoring for the home team in the 26th minutes, after receiving an assist from Breed Embolo to end the first half 1-0. Gerard Moreno then equlized for the away team in the 89th minutes, through a fine cross from Sergio Reguilon to end the match 1-1.
Sergio Ramos reportedly broke a new record in Europe, as he overtakes Juventus and Italy Legend Gianluigi Buffon to have the most appearances for a European country.
FIFA reacted to Sergio Ramos’ record via their verified Twitter handle on Saturday night that;
“🆕 Record breaker! 🇪🇸 Sergio Ramos makes his 177th international appearance for Spain, surpassing Gianluigi Buffon as the most capped European men’s player of all time👏💪😉.”